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Strike Zone (Murder in Mexico #5)

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When the Federales discover that wealthy San Miguel resident Barbara Watt has the legendary fifth Mayan codex, they offer her a deal. Give it up, or we’ll hound you through the courts for the rest of your life. When she comes up with an alternative scheme to furnish them instead with the long lost gold of the last days of the Aztec empire, cast in the form of a
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Published June 6th 2011 by San Miguel Allende Books
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Jul 12, 2012 Masquerade Crew rated it really liked it

Despite this being the 5th or so book in a series of detective novels about these particular characters I found myself enjoying Strike Zone without feeling that I was missing too much of the past. Sure there were times when references to past events were brought up but these were never done in a way that made me feel like I was missing a vital clue that would solve the current mystery, rather they instead provided a glimpse into each of the characters pasts and how they got to this p
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Strike Zone is a fast and furious ride through Mexico, in hot pursuit of a skull made of gold.

The story starts with the uncovering of the skull and follows a series of people who are after the skull, each believing they have a right to own it. As you might expect… death and destruction lie in the wake of those who come into contact with the skull.

This book is the fourth in the Murder in Mexico series by Scherber, and follows the Zacher agency, an ex-pat American living in Mexico. What is interes
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John Scherber, a Minnesota native, settled in México in 2007. He is the author of 15 Paul Zacher mysteries, (The Murder in México series), set in the old colonial hill town of San Miguel de Allende, as well as his three award-winning nonfiction accounts of the expatriate experience, San Miguel de Allende: A Place in the Heart, Into the Heart of Mexico: Expatriates Find Themselves Off the Beaten ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Murder in Mexico (5 books)
  • Twenty Centavos (Murder in Mexico, #1)
  • The Fifth Codex
  • Brushwork (Murder in Mexico, #3)
  • Daddy's Girl (Murder in Mexico, #4)

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